Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 7/20/13
Just imagine if Kobe wasn’t able to get 90% of his stuff back, how much money his mom would have profited off him? If I was a betting man (if I was a betting man, I would make my bets at www.topbettingaction.com) I would say they would have made close to $5 million. They will have to settle for about half a million according to ESPN. Kobe Bryant items brought in big money in an auction that ended early Saturday morning. A duplicate of his 2000 Los Angeles Lakers championship ring, gifted to his father Joe, sold for $174,184. A version in a smaller size, made for his mother Pam, went for $108,153. Other items that commanded top dollar in the sale, conducted by New Jersey-based Goldin Auctions, included Bryant’s 2000 NBA All-Star ring ($55,597), and two of his game-used high school uniforms ($50,150 and $41,694).
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